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[Hong Kong, UK] Could e-cigarettes leave you INFERTILE? Devices 'contain more toxins than polluted air - including those linked to infertility and cancer'

Furthermore, scientists have discovered for the first time some contain toxins linked to fertility problems, fetal development issues and thyroid disruption. The study, by researchers at Baptist University in Hong Kong has prompted health officials to c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 09:36
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[Asia, China] A million times more harmful than outdoor air: Hong Kong study raises e-cigarette cancer alarm

Electronic cigarettes were found to contain one million times more cancer-causing substances than outdoor air in a study by Baptist University. Researchers also discovered a type of flame retardant that affected the reproductive system and could lead to
South China Morning Post
added Feb 29, 2016 17:02
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[Asia] EDITORIAL: Hong Kong must sustain the war on tobacco even as smoking rates continue to decline

Government should press on with the expansion of no-smoking areas and legislation to enlarge health-warning signs on cigarette packets
South China Morning Post
added Feb 15, 2016 20:45
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[China] Hong Kong Customs conducts special operation against illicit cigarette activities before Chinese New Year

Customs believes that people engaged in illicit cigarette activities will try to replenish stocks before Chinese New Year, and mounted the special operation with a view to combating these activities.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:14
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Smoking on the decline, but e-cigarette regulation needed, says gov’t

Results of the latest government survey have shown that smoking has become less and less prevalent in Hong Kong over the years. However, the government said that there is a need for e-cigarette regulation, after it was found that the product was growing
HKFP (Hong Kong Free Press) (hk)
added Feb 7, 2016 16:34
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Key findings on kids' health smoked out

Youngsters under 18 are susceptible to pollutants produced by smokers, but the risk of infection could be reduced if the government extended bans on smoking.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:08
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[Hong Kong] Smoke-free legislation reduces hospital admissions for childhood lower respiratory tract infection

Conclusions Implementation of comprehensive smoke-free legislation was associated with a significant reduction in hospital admissions for childhood LRTI.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 15, 2016 13:23
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[Asia] Smoke-free legislation in Hong Kong saves lives

reveals that in the five years following implementation of Hong Kong’s smoke-free law, there were fewer deaths due to ischemic heart disease, respiratory diseases and cardiovascular disease, viz. 12.6 percent, 10.4 percent and 6.2 percent respectively.
Asian Tribune
added Dec 22, 2015 05:36
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[Asia] LETTER: Don’t ban e-cigarettes in Hong Kong, they help addicted smokers

I refer to part of a half-page advert by the Council on Smoking and Health in the South China Morning Post on December 8, with the headline, “Stay clear of e-cigarettes”. I make two points. The first concerns young smokers being targeted by the manufact
South China Morning Post
added Dec 19, 2015 18:33
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[Australia, Hong Kong] AWARD ON JURISDICTION AND ADMISSIBILITY (PDF) (198pp)

the Tribunal concludes that the commencement of treaty-based investor-State arbitration constitutes an abuse of right (or abuse of process) when an investor has changed its corporate structure to gain the protection of an investment treaty at a point i
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 16:23
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